Jamie Leigh


We deliver cutting-edge legal expertise with practical business judgment. My job is to step up and execute in the most effective manner.

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Jamie Leigh is a member of Cooley's business department leadership team and co-chair of the firm's M&A group. Her representative tech clients include Uber, Tableau, Workday, Dropbox, Automattic, Levi Strauss & Co., Procore, Ellie Mae, Opendoor, Looker, Checkr and MINDBODY. Representative life sciences clients include Medivation, Kite Pharma, Abaxis, Dova Pharmaceuticals, Adamas, CDL and Intarcia. Representative investment banking clients include Qatalyst Partners and Morgan Stanley.

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  • Uber to Acquire Drizly for $1.1 Billion 

  • Function of Beauty Secures $150 Million Investment from L Catterton 

  • Twilio Agrees to Acquire Segment for $3.2 Billion 

  • Fastly Agrees to Acquire Signal Sciences for $775 Million 

  • Principia Biopharma Agrees to Sell to Sanofi for Approximately $3.68 Billion 

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  • University of Virginia School of Law
    JD, 2002

  • University of Virginia
    BA, 1998

Admissions & Credentials


New York


  • Berkeley Center for Law, Business and the Economy - Advisory Board

  • American Bar Association

Rankings & Accolades

    The Deal: Dealmaker of the Year Finalist (2019)

    The Deal: Women in M&A – The Powerhouse 20

    The Recorder: Trusted Adviser 

    The Recorder: Women Leaders in Tech Law 

    Legal 500 US 2016-2020 Editions: M&A/corporate and commercial – M&A: middle-market 

    National Law Journal: M&A/Antitrust Trailblazer

The Deal Podcast

Jamie discusses her career path, advising tech and life sciences companies, her work for MIRROR on its agreement to sell to Lululemon and more

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